Democrats are pressuring President Obama to hold off on TPP approval until after the November 4 elections for fear that labor unions and environmental activists would abandon the party over their opposition to the controversial trade deal.
Gathered at the summer meeting of the National Governors Association in Nashville on July 13, several governors shared their views about Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Matthews Burwell’s efforts to gain their support for hosting thousands of unaccompanied children from Central America who have illegally crossed our borders.
As always, the Justice Department is on the case, this time investigating a popular Fourth of July parade float in Norfolk, Nebraska that was critical of President Obama.
The drop in the deficit, which the Obama administration is taking credit for, is temporary and will do little to keep the official national debt from shortly reaching $25 trillion.
NSA whistleblower William Binney has made the startling claim that the NSA is recording the audio of at least 80 percent of Americans' telephone calls. The NSA acknowledged in 2013, after repeated and explicit denials, that it was recording telephone metadata, but it still denies it is keeping the audio of any American's phone calls.